OpenStack orchestration vendor Piston is shooting to make do-it-yourself private-cloud computing easier with the release this week of a new version of its Piston OpenStack platform, which it says offers all the benefits of the AWS public cloud without the costs or security vulnerabilities.
Rising the cloud private Get From Public Red Hat OpenStack project is now a new impetus when Red Hat released a preview version of its own version of open supply clouds. Preview edition is not intended to be run in production, but would give hackers the clouds with a possibility to play …Read far more [...]
This article proposes a new way to construct Linux and Windows images for private clouds built with the OpenStack cloud operating system. Current image-creation methods for OpenStack environments are cumbersome and time-consuming.
What if you want a private cloud, without the challenge of deploying it independently or the uncertainty of fluctuating costs? VARs are increasingly responding to demand for this type of solution. Here's a look at one such offering from SingleHop, which recently unveiled a private-cloud platform based on VMware's vSphere Enterprise Plus.
AMD today announced a new collaboration with Canonical® that provides one of the industry’s easiest ways to deploy an OpenStack® private cloud. The solution features the SeaMicro SM15000™ server, Ubuntu® LTS 14.04 and OpenStack, which includes a set of powerful tools to build one of the most flexible and reliable private clouds.
Cisco Systems (CSCO) said that it is working with Microsoft (MSFT) to “stimulate hundreds of private cloud and hybrid cloud deployments worldwide” by investing in initiatives to align their sales teams and channel partners to help customers modernize their data centers with private cloud solutions.
This week at the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit we talked about articulating the value of cloud and, more importantly, how you can articulate the value of your cloud offerings.
Most VARs believe that the value of cloud is cost savings for clients. But, depending on what your customers already have – or don’t have – installed, the cost of cloud could be higher.